Publications

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

In preparation

Mersand, S. Characteristics related to the presence of maker activity in school libraries. Manuscript in preparation.

Under Review

Mersand, S. (under review). Makerspaces as a conduit for talent development - Potential answers for Subotnik, Olszewski-Kubilius & Worrell. Journal of Thought.

Published

Stefl-Mabry, J., Radlick, M., & Mersand, S. (2021). Significant and non-significant results matter: School librarians and assessment. SN Social Sciences, 1(6), 1–23. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-021-00167-w

Mersand, S. (2021, March). The State of Makerspace Research: a Review of the Literature. TechTrends, 65(2), 174–186. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-020-00566-5

Stefl-Mabry, J., Radlick, M., Mersand, S. (2020, April). The Challenge of Being Heard When You’re One in a Building: Voices of School Librarians. Poster/paper presentation made at the 2020 American Educational Research Association: The Power and Possibilities for the Public Good When Researchers and Organizational Stakeholders Collaborate. April 17th – 21st, San Fransisco, California.

Radlick, M., Stefl-Mabry, J., Mersand, S. (2020, April). Can We Count on School Librarians Changing Nonacademic Outcomes? Paper presentation made at the 2020 American Educational Research Association: The Power and Possibilities for the Public Good When Researchers and Organizational Stakeholders Collaborate. April 17th – 21st, San Fransisco, California

Stefl-Mabry, J., Radlick, M., Mersand, S., & Gulatee, Y. (2019). School Library Research: Publication Bias and the File Drawer Effect? Journal of Thought, 53(3&4), 19–34. Retrieved from http://journalofthought.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/06stefl-mabryetalindd.pdf

Mersand, S. (2019, April). Makerspaces in PK-12 School Libraries: A Preliminary Empirical Analysis. Poster/paper presentation made at the 2019 American Educational Research Association: Leveraging Education in a ”Post-Truth” Era: Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence. April 5th – 9th, Toronto, Canada.

Stefl-Mabry, J., Radlick, M. S., Gulatee, Y., Mersand, S. (2019, April). In search of theory: A deep dive into the characteristics of school library outliers. Poster/paper presentation made at the 2019 American Educational Research Association: Leveraging Education in a ”Post-Truth” Era: Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence. April 5th – 9th, Toronto, Canada.

Mersand, S. Gasco, M., Udoh, E., Gil-Garcia, J. R., (2019, Jan). Public libraries as anchor institutions in smart communities: Current practices and future development. Paper to be presented at Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS-52. January 8-11, Grand Wailea Maui, HI.

Mersand, S. Gasco, M., Gil-Garcia, J. R., Burke, G. B, Figueroa, M, & Sutherland, M. (2018, June). The Role of Public Libraries in Smart, Inclusive, and Connected Communities: Current and Best Practices. Poster presented at dg.o 2018, Delft, NE.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Mersand, S. (2020, March 9). How to Find the Best Digital Tools for Your School. Tech & Learning, 40(8), 8. Retrieved from https://www.techlearning.com/resources/navigating-the-digital-school

Mersand, S. (2020, February 1). Top 3D Pens for the Classroom. Tech & Learning, https://www.techlearning.com/buying-guides/top-3d-pens-for-the-classroom

Mersand, S. (2020, February 1). Best 3D Classroom Printers. Tech & Learning, https://www.techlearning.com/resources/3d-printer-guide

Mersand, S. (2020, February 1). 3D Printing in Action: Creating Real-World 3D Printing Products. Tech & Learning, https://www.techlearning.com/how-to/3d-printing-in-action

Mersand, S. (2020, February 12). 3D Printing in Action: University at Albany. Tech & Learning University, https://www.techlearninguniversity.com/how-to/3d-printing-in-action-university-at-albany

Mersand, S. (2019, December 1). The Best Hour of Code Resources for 2019. Tech & Learning, https://www.techlearning.com/buying-guides/whats-new-for-hour-of-code-2019

Mersand, S. (2018). Development of a makerspace module: Research Study Report. [Unpublished Manuscript] Albany, NY.

Mersand, S., Gascó-Hernández, M., Zhao, X., Gil-Garcia, J. R., Burke, G. B., Sutherland, M., & Figueroa, M. (2018). The role of public libraries in engaging citizens in smart, inclusive, and connected communities: A current practices report. Albany. Retrieved from https://ctg.albany.edu/media/projects/pdfs/IMLS_Report_Oct31.pdf

Mersand, S. (2018, November 1). Participate in the Hour of Code with these Great Products. Tech & Learning, 39(4).

Mersand, S. and McNair, S. (2018, July 1). Makerspace Tools Product Roundup 2018. Tech & Learning, 38(10).

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2018, March). Creating Multimedia. Retrieved from http://wwwcs.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/Creating-Multimedia.cfm

Mersand, S. (2018, March 1). 3D Printing for Learning. Tech & Learning, 38(7) 34-36.

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2018, January). The Simple Art of Linked In. Retrieved from http://wwwcs.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/advance-career.cfm

Mersand, S. (2017, November 1). Products Perfect for the Hour of Code. Tech & Learning, 38(4) 40-41.

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2017, November). Using Concept Maps for training and in the classroom. Retrieved from http://wwwcs.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/concept-maps.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2017, September). Using Project Based Learning for training and in the classroom. Retrieved from http://wwwcs.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/project-based-learning.cfm

Mersand, S. (2017, September 1). What’s New in 3D Printing. Tech & Learning, 38(2) 42-43.

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2017, August). Using Social Media for Professional Development. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/social-media.cfm

Mersand, S. and McNair, S. (2017, June/July). Makerspace Tools Product Roundup. Tech & Learning, 37(10), 42-45.

Mersand, S. (2017, June/July) Grants Calendar. Tech & Learning, 37(10).

Mersand, S. (2017, June/July) Fast ForWord. Tech & Learning, 37(10), 16.

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2017, May). Making Group Projects Work. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/groupwork.cfm

Mersand, S. (2017, May 1) pivotEd. Tech & Learning, 37(9), 19.

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2017, April). Teaching Coding and Computational Thinking. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/coding.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2017, March). Our Instructors' Favorite Tech Tools for Creating Instructional Materials. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/tech-tools-creativity.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2017, February). Our Instructors' Favorite Time-saving Tech Tools. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/tech-tools.cfm

Mersand, S. (2017, February 1) Makerbot Replicator Mini+. Tech & Learning, 37(6), 18.

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2017, January). ePortfolios and Alternative Resumes. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/resume.cfm

Mersand, S. (2016, November 1) Follett Lightbox. Tech & Learning, 27(4), 18.

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2016, December). Can you spot fake news? Critical evaluation of information. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/critical-evaluation-information.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2016, November). Curation tips: Rating and sorting content. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/curation-tips.cfm

Mersand, S. (2016, October 1) Make believe: 3D printer round up. Tech & Learning, 37(3), 28-30.

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2016, October). The basics and benefits of visual note taking. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/note-taking.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2016, September). Augmented and virtual reality. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/virtual-reality.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2016, August). Getting the graphics you need. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/images.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2016, July). Find a job as an instructional designer. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/instructional-design-jobs.cfm

Mersand, S. (2016, June 21) Reading Horizons Discovery. Tech & Learning, 36(11), 20.

Mersand, S. (2016, June 21) Revision Assistant. Tech & Learning, 36(11), 22.

Mersand, S. and McNair, S. (2016, June 21) Making it happen: Makerspace Tools Product Roundup. Tech & Learning, 36(11), 64-72.

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2016, May). Peer assessment and review. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/peer-feedback.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2016, May). Create and assess Infographics. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/creating-infographics.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2016, April). Land a job teaching online. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/online-teaching-jobs.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2016, March). Best educational apps. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/educational-apps.cfm

Mersand, S. (2016, February 19) Building School 2.0. Tech & Learning. Retrieved from http://www.techlearning.com/news/0002/review-of-building-school-20-how-to-create-the-schools-we-need/69915

Mersand, S. (2016, February 23) Kids Discover Online. Tech & Learning, 36(8), 20.

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2016, February). Game on! Explore games and learning. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/games-learning.cfm

Mersand, S. (2016, January 28) Autodesk Design Academy. Tech & Learning, 36(7), 22.

Mersand, S. (2016, January 28) NewsELA. Tech & Learning, 36(7), 25.

Mersand, S. (2016, January 6) eDynamic. Tech & Learning, 36(7), 27.

Mersand, S. (2016, January 6) Tales2Go. Tech & Learning, 36(7), 28.

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2016, January). Using polls and surveys to collect feedback. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/polls-surveys.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2015, December). Screen capture applications. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/screen-capture.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2015, November). Making the most of LinkedIn. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/LinkedIn.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2015, October). How to control your digital reputation. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/digital_reputation.cfm

Mersand, S. (2015, September 25) Navigating the digital school: How do you find the right tool for your school needs? Tech & Learning. 37(3), 32-34.

Mersand, S. (2015, September 25) Sprout allows for easy 3d prototyping. Tech & Learning 36(3), 26.

Mersand, S. (2015, September 25) 3D Printer Guide. Tech & Learning, 36(3), 22-25.

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2015, September). How to solve password stress. Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/password.cfm

Mersand, S. (Ed.). (2015, August). What is the maker movement? Retrieved from http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/resources/maker.cfm

Mersand, S. (2015, June 24). Typing Agent 4.0. Tech & Learning, 35(12), 17.

Mersand, S. (2015, May 27). What’s new with learning management systems. Tech & Learning, 35(11), 48-49.

Mersand, S. (2015, May 14) Connecting Families with Digital Newsletters - Cut to the Core: Technology Solutions for the Common Core. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2015/05/14/connecting-families-with-digital-newsletters-cut-to-the-core-technology-solutions-for-the-common-core

Mersand, S. (2015, March 26). Librarians lead the way in EdTech. Tech & Learning, 35(12), 6.

Mersand, S. (2015, March 14) Taking Notes on the Go - Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2015/03/15/taking-notes-on-the-go-cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core

Mersand, S. (2015, February 25). Reading assessment programs. Tech & Learning, 35(8) 38-40.

Mersand, S. (2015, February 14) Augmenting the Common Core - Cut to the Core: Technology Solutions for the Common Core. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2015/02/14/augmenting-the-common-core-cut-to-the-core-technology-solutions-for-the-common-core

Mersand, S. (2015, January 28). Lexia Reading Core5. Tech & Learning, 35(7), 14.

Mersand, S. (2015, January 18) Video Production and the Common Core - Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2015/01/18/video-production-and-the-common-core-cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core

Mersand, S. (2014, December 30). Naiku for Teachers. Tech & Learning, 35(6), 23.

Mersand, S. (2014, December 5) Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core - Hour of Code and the Common Core. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2014/12/05/cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core-hour-of-code-and-the-common-core

Mersand, S. (2014, November 7) Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core - Games and the Common Core. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2014/11/07/cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core-games-and-the-common-core

Mersand, S. (2014, October 30). Go Guardian. Tech & Learning, 35(4), 16.

Mersand, S. (2014, October 3) Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core - Digital Citizenship and the Common Core. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2014/10/03/cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core-digital-citizenship-and-the-common-core

Mersand, S. (2014, September 25). Reading and the Common Core - It's Not Just for ELA. Tech & Learning, 35(3), 28-33.

Mersand, S. (2014, September 25). Corwin Press - Connected Educator Series. Tech & Learning, 35(3), 24.

Mersand, S. (2014, September 25). LearnPad Octavo. Tech & Learning, 35(3), 18.

Mersand, S. (2014, September 25). Compass Learning Hybridge. Tech & Learning, 35(3), 22.

Mersand, S. (2014, September 8) Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core - The Maker Movement, Technology and the Common Core. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2014/09/05/cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core-the-maker-movement-technology-and-the-common-core

Mersand, S. (2014, August 8) Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core - Start the Year off right with a Global Audience. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2014/08/08/cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core-start-the-year-off-right-with-a-global-audience

Mersand, S. (2014, July 30). 2014 Tablets for education roundup. Tech & Learning, 35(1), 60-63.

Mersand, S. (2014, July 30). Google Classroom sneak peek. Tech & Learning, 35(1), 16.

Mersand, S. (2014, July 4) Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core - Literacy in a Digital Age. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2014/07/04/cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core--literacy-in-a-digital-age

Mersand, S. (2014, June 24). Mimio Mobile. Tech & Learning, 34(12), 16.

Mersand, S. (2014, June 6) Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core Summer Slide - There’s an App for that! Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2014/06/06/cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core-summer-slide--there-s-an-app-for-that

Mersand, S. (2014, May 30). LMS product guide. Tech & Learning, 34(11), 52-53.

Mersand, S. (2014, May 12). PowToon. Tech & Learning. Retrieved from http://www.techlearning.com/news/0002/product-review-powtoon/63310

Mersand, S. (2014, May 9) Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core - Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2014/05/09/cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core--literacy-in-science-and-technical-subjects

Mersand, S. (2014, April 24). KnowRe. Tech & Learning, 34(10), 14.

Mersand, S. (2014, April 5) Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core - Social Research. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2014/04/05/cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core

Mersand, S. (2014, March 7) Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core - Math and Reading. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2014/03/07/cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core

Mersand, S. (2014, February 7) Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core - Finding 21st Century Careers. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2014/02/07/cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core

Mersand, S. (2014, January 28). Odysseyware. Tech & Learning, 34(7), 16.

Mersand, S. (2014, January 10) Cut to the Core: Tech Solutions for Common Core - Informational Texts. Intel Teachers Engage. Retrieved from https://engage.intel.com/community/teachersengage/blog/2014/01/10/cut-to-the-core-tech-solutions-for-common-core